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Decision Letters on Each State's Final Assessment System Under No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

These are the NCLB Standards and Assessment Approval Letters. Each of the States will have more than one approval letter over the next year or so.

See also: Decision Letters on Each State's Final Assessment System Under IASA.

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Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Puerto Rico | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming

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Alabama

Alabama (November 10, 2005)
Alabama 2 (June 29, 2006)
Alabama 3 (June 28, 2007)
Alabama 4 (October 25, 2007)
Alabama Science (October 1, 2008)
Alabama 5 (February 3, 2010)

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Alaska

Alaska (January 25, 2006)
Alaska 2 (June 12, 2006)
Alaska 3 (September 13, 2006)
Alaska 4 (October 5, 2006)
Alaska Science (September 26, 2008)
Alaska Science 2
[download files] PDF (728K) (January 13, 2009)
Alaska 5
[download files] PDF (237K) (January 16, 2009)
Alaska 6
[download files] PDF (257K) (June 25, 2009)

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Arizona

Arizona (March 30, 2006)
Arizona 2 (June 30, 2006)
Arizona Science (July 21, 2008)
Arizona 3
[download files] PDF (June 29, 2009)
Arizona 4
[download files] PDF (April 7, 2011)
Arizona 5
[download files] PDF (November 28, 2011)

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Arkansas

Arkansas (June 22, 2006)
Arkansas 2 (December 19, 2006)
Arkansas Science (July 21, 2008)

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California

California (June 28, 2006)
California 2 (March 9, 2007)
California 3 (June 29, 2007)
California 4 (February 6, 2008)
California 5 (June 30, 2008)
California 6 (November 21, 2008)
California Science (July 21, 2008)
California 7
[download files] PDF (2M) (January 15, 2009)
California Science (February 23, 2010)

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Colorado

Colorado (March 23, 2006)
Colorado 2 (June 27, 2006)
Colorado 3
download files PDF (458K) (December 18, 2006)

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Connecticut

Connecticut (May 22, 2006)
Connecticut 2 (December 19, 2006)
Connecticut 3
download files PDF (458K) (April 10, 2006)
Connecticut Science (September 30, 2008)
Connecticut Science 2
[download files] PDF (340K) (January 15, 2009)

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Delaware

Delaware (March 10, 2006)
Delaware 2 (April 6, 2007)

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia (June 29, 2006)
District of Columbia 2 (June 29, 2007)
District of Columbia 3 (November 28, 2007)
District of Columbia 4 (April 25, 2008)
District of Columbia Science (October 16, 2008)
District of Columbia Memo of Agreement
[download files] PDF (3.9M) (October 3, 2008)
District of Columbia Memo of Agreement 2
[download files] PDF (1M) (January 15, 2009)
District of Columbia
[download files] PDF (2.9M) (June 25, 2009)

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Florida

Florida (April 19, 2006)
Florida 2 (June 28, 2006)
Florida 3 (June 27, 2007)
Florida 4 (June 11, 2008)
Florida Science (July 21, 2008)

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Georgia

Georgia (June 30, 2006)
Georgia 2 (June 29, 2007)
Georgia 3 (October 5, 2007)
Georgia Science
download files PDF (729K) (September 18, 2008)
Georgia 4 (November 10, 2009)

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Hawaii

Hawaii (March 24, 2006)
Hawaii 2 (June 29, 2006)
Hawaii 3 (October 27, 2006)
Hawaii 4 (July 23, 2007)
Hawaii 5 (October 30, 2007)
Hawaii Science
download files PDF (810K) (November 13, 2008)

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Idaho

Idaho (December 9, 2005)
Idaho 2 (June 28, 2006)
Idaho 3 (November 16, 2006)
Idaho Science (September 26, 2008)

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Illinois

Illinois (June 23, 2006)
Illinois 2 (September 8, 2006)
Illinois 3 (June 29, 2007)
Illinois 4 (January 4, 2008)
Illinois Science (July 21, 2008)
Illinois 5 (August 18, 2008)

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Indiana

Indiana (March 21, 2006)
Indiana 2 (June 28, 2006)

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Iowa

Iowa (March 30, 2006)
Iowa 2 (June 28, 2006)
Iowa 3 (October 24, 2006)
Iowa 4
download files PDF (458K) (November 29, 2006)
Iowa Science
[download files] PDF (871K) (January 15, 2009)
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Kansas

Kansas (March 24, 2006)
Kansas 2 (June 27, 2006)
Kansas 3 (September 28, 2006)
Kansas 4 (May 25, 2007)
Kansas Science (July 21, 2008)
Kansas 5
[download files] PDF (658K) (January 15, 2009)
Kansas 6
[download files] PDF (October 26, 2009)

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Kentucky

Kentucky (May 4, 2006)
Kentucky 2 (June 22, 2006)
Kentucky 3
download files PDF (2M) (November 9, 2006)
Kentucky 4 (June 29, 2007)
Kentucky 5 (December 18, 2007)
Kentucky Science (August 4, 2008)

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Louisiana

Louisiana (June 29, 2006)
Louisiana 2 (April 19, 2007)
Louisiana 3 (June 29, 2007)
Louisiana 4
download files PDF (729K) (January 8, 2009)
Louisiana 5
download files PDF (246K) (March 9, 2010)

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Maine

Maine (April 7, 2006)
Maine 2 (June 29, 2006)
Maine 3 (December 20, 2006)
Maine 4 (June 29, 2007)
Maine 5 (August 23, 2007)
Maine 6 (April 24, 2008)
Maine Science (July 21, 2008)

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Maryland

Maryland (June 17, 2005)
Maryland 2 (June 12, 2006)
Maryland Science (September 26, 2008)
Maryland Science 2
[download files] PDF (476K) (January 15, 2009)

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts (June 12, 2006)
Massachusetts 2 (October 19, 2006)
Massachusetts 3 (February 28, 2007)

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Michigan

Michigan (March 23, 2006)
Michigan 2 (June 20, 2006)
Michigan 3 (September 13, 2006)
Michican 4
download files PDF (458K) (November 1, 2006)
Michigan 5
download files PDF (729K) (August 29, 2008)
Michigan Science (July 21, 2008)
Michigan 6
download files PDF (August 10, 2010)

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Minnesota

Minnesota (March 22, 2006)
Minnesota 2 (June 22, 2006)
Minnesota 3 (November 6, 2006)
Minnesota 4 (April 30, 2007)
Minnesota 5 (June 27, 2007)
Minnesota 6 (December 17, 2007)
Minnesota Science (July 21, 2008)
Minnesota 7 (August 27, 2008)
Minnesota Science 2
download filesPDF (March 13, 2009)
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Mississippi

Mississippi (June 30, 2006)
Mississippi 2 (August 6, 2007)
Mississippi 3 (June 13, 2008)
Mississippi Science (July 21, 2008)

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Missouri

Missouri (June 20, 2006)
Missouri 2 (April 6, 2007)
Missouri 3 (October 3, 2007)
Missouri Science
download files PDF (767K) (September 23, 2008)

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Montana

Montana (May 18, 2006)
Montana 2 (June 22, 2006)
Montana 3 (October 3, 2006)
Montana 4 (March 2, 2007)
Montana 5 (November 29, 2007)
Montana Science (July 21, 2008)
Montana Science 2 (October 7, 2008)
Montana 6 (PDF) (December 9, 2010)

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Nebraska

Nebraska (December 9, 2005)
Nebraska 2 (June 30, 2006)
Nebraska 3 (September 15, 2006)
Nebraska 4 (June 29, 2007)
Nebraska 5 (August 9, 2007)
Nebraska 6 (October 11, 2007)
Nebraska Science (December 15, 2008)
Nebraska 7 (September 15, 2011)

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Nevada

Nevada (March 21, 2006
Nevada 2 (June 20, 2006)
Nevada 3 (April 25, 2007)
Nevada 4 (July 13, 2007)
Nevada 5 (September 21, 2007)
Nevada 6 PDF (678K) (July 13, 2009)

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New Hampshire

New Hampshire (June 27, 2006)
New Hampshire 2 (June 29, 2007)
New Hampshire 3 (September 28, 2007)
New Hampshire Science (July 21, 2008)
New Hampshire 5 (February 14, 2011)
New Hampshire 6 (September 14, 2012)

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New Jersey

New Jersey (June 27, 2007)
New Jersey 2 (June 27, 2006)
New Jersey Science (September 29, 2008)

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New Mexico

New Mexico (May 8, 2006)
New Mexico 2 (June 22, 2006)
New Mexico 3 (April 18, 2007)
New Mexico 4 (June 15, 2007)
New Mexico 5 (June 9, 2008)
New Mexico 6 (December 23, 2009)
New Mexico Science (July 21, 2008)

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New York

New York (June 27, 2006)
New York 2 (June 8, 2007)
New York 3 (February 26, 2008)

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North Carolina

North Carolina (June 17, 2005)
North Carolina 2 (June 29, 2006)
North Carolina Science (July 21, 2008)
North Carolina Science 2
[download files] PDF (2M) (January 15, 2009)
North Carolina 3
[download files] PDF (400K) (March 23, 2009)
North Carolina 4
[download files] PDF (398K) (October 22, 2010)

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North Dakota

North Dakota (June 22, 2006)
North Dakota 2 (April 26, 2007)
North Dakota 3 (June 29, 2007)
North Dakota Science (October 8, 2008)
NorthDakota Science 2
[download files] PDF (315K) (January 9, 2009)

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Ohio

Ohio (June 27, 2006)
Ohio 2 (November 15, 2006)

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma (June 30, 2006)

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Oregon

Oregon (January 25, 2006)
Oregon 2 (June 22, 2006)
Oregon 3 (June 29, 2007)
Oregon 4 (December 3, 2007)
Oregon Science
download files PDF (727K) (September 11, 2008)
Oregon 5
download files PDF (727K) (March 13, 2009)

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania (May 8, 2006)
Pennsylvania 2 (June 20, 2006)
Pennsylvania 3 (April 2, 2007)
Pennsylvania 4 (August 28, 2007)
Pennsylvania Science (July 21, 2008)
Pennsylvania 5
[download files] PDF (June 25, 2009)

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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico (June 29, 2006)
Puerto Rico 2 (March 21, 2007)
Puerto Rico 3 (July 5, 2007)
Puerto Rico 2007 Compliance Agreement Federal Register Notice (May 28, 2008)
Puerto Rico Science (July 21, 2008)

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island (June 23, 2006)
Rhode Island 2 (June 27, 2007)
Rhode Island 3 (May 20, 2008)
Rhode Island Science (July 21, 2008)
Rhode Island 4
[download files] PDF (3.9M) (June 24, 2009)

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South Carolina

South Carolina (June 17, 2005)
South Carolina 2 (February 15, 2006)
South Carolina Science (October 8, 2008)

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South Dakota

South Dakota (October 25, 2005)
South Dakota 2 (May 23, 2006)
South Dakota 3 (June 29, 2006)
South Dakota 4 (November 22, 2006)
South Dakota 5 (May 25, 2007)
South Dakota 6 (July 13, 2007)
South Dakota 7 (October 28, 2008)

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Tennessee

Tennessee (April 24, 2006)

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Texas

Texas (June 17, 2005)
Texas 2 (June 22, 2006)
Texas 3 (October 27, 2006)
Texas 4 (May 7, 2008)
Texas Science (July 23, 2008)
Texas 5
[download files] PDF (670K) (January 15, 2009)
Texas 6
[download files] PDF (599K) (June 23, 2009)

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Utah

Utah (May 8, 2006)
Utah Science
[download files] PDF (909K) (January 16, 2009)
[download files] PDF (439K) (March 7, 2011)

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Vermont

Vermont (June 28, 2006)
Vermont 2 (June 28, 2007)
Vermont 3 (December 19, 2007)

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Virginia

Virginia (March 22, 2006)
Virginia 2 (June 28, 2006)
Virginia 3 (August 31, 2006)
Virginia 4 (February 27, 2007)
Virginia 5 (April 26, 2007)
Virginia 6 (December 18, 2007)
Virginia Science
[download files] PDF (1M) (January 16, 2009)

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Washington

Washington (May 5, 2006)
Washington 2 (June 22, 2006)
Washington 3 (December 21, 2006)
Washington 4 (March 30, 2007)
Washington 5 (June 29, 2007)
Washington 6 (August 24, 2007)
Washington 7 (August 6, 2008)
Washington Science (September 25, 2008)

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West Virginia

West Virginia (June 17, 2005)
West Virginia 2 (June 26, 2006)
West Virginia Science (July 21, 2008)
West Virginia Science 2 (October 30, 2008) Virginia Science (July 21, 2008)
West Virginia Science 2 (October 30, 2008) Virginia Science (July 21, 2008)
West Virginia Science 2 (October 30, 2008)
West Virginia 4
[download files] PDF (1M) (May 22, 2009)
West Virginia 5
[download files] PDF (1M) (May 22, 2009)

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin (June 29, 2006)
Wisconsin 2 (February 12, 2007)
Wisconsin 3 (June 21, 2007)
Wisconsin 4 (June 4, 2008)
Wisconsin 5 (December 2, 2008)

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Wyoming

Wyoming (May 10, 2006)
Wyoming 2 (June 22, 2006)
Wyoming 3 (April 26, 2007)
Wyoming 4 (July 13, 2007)
Wyoming Science (August 25, 2008)

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